[ntp:questions] notrust alternative?

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Fri Nov 10 04:48:25 UTC 2006


Dennis Hilberg Jr wrote:
> That was my problem all along.  My server is Mandriva 2007 Free, and I'm using the version of ntp that is included with the distro, 
> 4.2.0 at 1.1161-r.  In /etc/sysconfig/ntpd the -A option is enabled by default.  I removed that and took out 'enable auth' in my 
> ntp.conf, restarted ntpd, and now everything works the way David Mills says it should.
> 
> Now the question...why would Mandriva disable authentication by default??  After what David Mills has said, and what I've been 
> dealing with, that seems rather insecure.
> 

Please file a bug report with your Mandriva support people. They
shouldn't be doing this by default.

Danny



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